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Plainview Dance Students to Shine in 'The Nutcracker'

Five Plainview-area residents will perform with the Eglevsky Ballet production of "The Nutcracker."

Five lucky students from the inaugural Eglevsky Ballet Training Program (EBTP) class in Bethpage will be featured in the program's upcoming performances of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's beloved ballet, "The Nutcracker" later this month.

Performers include Plainview residents Lauren Sieloff, playing the role of "Clara," Sara Mei Davidson as an "Angel" and the "Lamb," Elizabeth Roth as "Chinese," Kimberly Sieloff as "Snow" and "Flowers" and Olivia Anderson of Old Bethpage as "Maid," "Party Guest" and "Rat."

Aran Bell, star of the documentary 'First Position', will play the lead of the "Nutcracker." Lia Cirio and James Whiteside, principal dancers of The Boston Ballet Company and American Ballet Theatre, will return as guest artists in their roles as the "Sugar Plum Fairy" and the "Cavalier."

The show will run Dec. 21-23 at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at C.W. Post campus in Brookville. 

The show will feature choreography from Laszlo Berdo and the traditional score by Tchaikovsky.

Tickets start at $27 and can be purchased online, in person at the Tille's Center box office or by calling: (516) 299-3100.

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